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Kettlebaston, Suffolk

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Kettlebaston, Suffolk

Kettlebaston is a village and a civil parish with just over 30 inhabitants in the Babergh district of Suffolk, England located around 3 miles east of Lavenham. It derives its name from Kitelbeornastuna, (Kitelbjorn's farmstead - O. Scand. pers. name + O.E. Tun), later evolving to Kettlebarston, (which is how the name is still pronounced), and finally to the current spelling. Its existence was first recorded in 1086 in the Domesday Book.
DistrictBabergh
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9650
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

Other names by which Kettlebaston, Suffolk has been known in the past

Kitelbeomastuna

Kettlebaston, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kettlebaston, par. and vil., Suffolk, 7 miles NW. of Hadleigh, 1063 ac., pop. 164; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Kettlebaston Hall.

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